The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival invites you to join us in a week-long celebration of Shakespeare and the arts
May 18-24, 2020
including live performances of Shakespearean scenes, sonnets, and monologues, live early modern music, Shakespeare film screenings, workshops for youth, and a wide array of community outreach events.
All programs are “Free Will” donation.
Come celebrate with us! 
About Us


The mission of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival is to engage, connect, and inspire communities by exploring our shared human experiences through inclusive, professional Shakespeare productions and theatre arts education.


SDSF’s 2019 season is supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, South Dakota Humanities Council, South Dakota Arts Council, City of Vermillion, Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company, United Way of Vermillion, and the University of South Dakota.




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South Dakota Shakespeare Festival (SDSF) is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Director of Operations & Production (DOP)

Review of applications begins October 20, 2019

Position Description

The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival strives to make our programs accessible to everyone.

For more information, questions, or to request accommodations, please contact us at (605) 622-0423, or

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